Isaiah 16:3

“Take counsel, execute judgment; make thy shadow as the night in the midst of the noonday; hide the outcasts; bewray not him that wandereth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Take counsell, execute Iudgement, make thy shadow as the night in the middest of the nooneday, hide the outcastes, bewray not him that wandereth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Give {us} advice, make a decision; Cast your shadow like night at high noon; Hide the outcasts, do not betray the fugitive.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Give counsel, execute justice; make thy shade as the night in the midst of the noonday; hide the outcasts; betray not the fugitive.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Give wise directions, make a decision; let your shade be as night in full day: keep safe those who are in flight; do not give up the wandering ones.
- Basic English Bible

Bring in counsel, execute justice; make thy shadow as the night in the midst of noonday; hide the outcasts, discover not the fugitive.
- Darby Bible

Take counsel, execute judgment; make thy shadow as the night in the midst of the noon-day; hide the outcasts; discover not him that wandereth.
- Webster's Bible

Give counsel! Execute justice! Make your shade like the night in the midst of the noonday! Hide the outcasts! Don't betray the fugitive!
- World English Bible

Bring ye in counsel, do judgment, Make as night thy shadow in the midst of noon, Hide outcasts, the wanderer reveal not.
- Youngs Literal Bible

'Give counsel, execute justice; make thy shadow as the night in the midst of the noonday; hide the outcasts; betray not the fugitive.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 16:3


16:3 Take counsel - Consider seriously what course to take. Shadow - Or, as the shadow of the night, large and dark, as the shadow of the earth is in the night - season. Conceal and protect my people in the time of their distress. The out - casts - Those of my people who are driven out of their land. Wandereth - Unto their enemies.


Discussion for Isaiah 16:3

  • I think we who are spiritually should stand on the Word of God tell the people the truth and leave them out of the situations that they may be that is show them the way to the Lord before it 's too late

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